Stuff Mom Never Told You

Stuff Mom Never Told You Podcast

Join hosts Anney and Samantha to listen to Stuff Mom Never Told You, continuing the conversation of what it is to identify as female through research-based discussion around feminism and how it impacts everyday life. New episodes come out Wednesday and Friday.

The Importance of Pronouns
At the end of 2019, 'they' as a singular pronoun was named as the word of the year and the decade by multiple institutions. Learn more about the past, present and future of gender neutral non-binary pronouns around the world. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

Introducing Dear Young Rocker, A New Podcast from DISGRACELAND Creator Jake Brennan
Remember how the fourteen-year-old version of yourself felt? The awkwardness? The insecurity? The weirdo in you, fiercely independent but longing to connect. With someone. With anyone. Dear Young Rocker is a raw, music-oriented coming of age story hosted by Chelsea Ursin and executive produced by Jake Brennan, host and creator of DISGRACELAND. This podcast memoir is all about finding a home in rock music and learning to flourish in your own weird way. Season one features twelve episodes, with new episodes r...

Women in Game Shows: G.O.A.T. Edition
Want to know more about women in the world of game shows, from hosts to contestants to models? Then come on down!! Prizes include trivia knowledge to annoy your friends. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


SMNTY Classics: Free the Nipple!
Why are women on social media intentionally letting their nips slip? In this classic episode, Cristen and Caroline discuss the history and celebrity-fueled rise of the Free the Nipple movement and what bare nipples have to do with gender equality. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

Cancel Culture
Is it time for a #CancelCultureIsOverParty? Or is the concern around cancel culture overblown? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

Cancel Culture
Is it time for a #CancelCultureIsOverParty? Or is the concern around cancel culture overblown? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


The Influence of Social Media Influencers
The good, the bad, and the ugly of social media influencers, instafame, and what it has to do with feminism. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

SMNTY Classics: Is dieting antifeminist?
In this classic episode, we look back to Kjiersten Gruys, who went a year without looking in a mirror to readjust how she looks at her body. So how does losing weight for health compare to losing weight to meet beauty standards? Is intentional weight loss a feminist choice or feminist fail? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

The Feminism of Finances
How does knowledge around finances empower women, and how does it relate to feminism? Financial coach Caroline Snyder joins us for a conversation all about women and money. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


Hello 2020s!
Goodbye 2010s, hello 2020s! Anney and Samantha discuss what the next decade might hold for feminism, for the show, and for ourselves, and make a few bold predictions along the way. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

SMNTY Classics: Why are humans helpful?
Are men or women more cooperative? In this classic episode, Caroline and Cristen explore the science of cooperation, including how selfishness evolutionarily bred cooperation. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

Female Firsts: Ban Zhao
In the final female firsts of the year, Yves discusses Ban Zhao, China's first female historian. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


Goodbye 2010s!
As the decade comes to a close, Anney and Samantha look back on some of the biggest moments for women in the 2010s. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

SMNTY Classics: Queering Romantic Comedies
Time for another classic! According to the romantic comedy canon, only straight people fall in love. In the final installment of their rom com podcast series, Cristen and Caroline examine how mainstream titles treat LGBTQ characters and how queer rom coms subvert expected tropes. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

Women of Harry Potter
Guest Vanessa Zoltan stops by to discuss the women of the Harry Potter universe, and why examining fictional works through a feminist lens matters. Bonus discussion of Jane Eyre. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


Famous Female Food Mascots
Betty Crocker, Aunt Jemima, Mrs. Butterworth - are any of these famous female food mascots based on a real person? What does pancake syrup have to do with it? What's the deal with Mrs. Butterworth and KFC's Colonel Sanders? All these ingredients make up a recipe for a fascinating historical deep dive on the female faces behind some of our most iconic food brands. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

SMNTY Classics: Do Sisters Make You Happier?
Multiple studies indicate that people with sisters seem to be happier than people with brothers -- but what does this mean, and could it be true? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

SMNTY Classics: How Much Is Virginity Worth?
What’s the deal with virginity auctions? Why is virginity associated with both sacredness and stigma, especially for women? Is virginity a valueless construct rather than an actual physical state? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


The Shame and Blame Game
The definitions of shame and guilt are still the source of much academic debate. In this episode, Anney and Samantha talk gender differences when it comes to shame, blame and guilt and dig into the science of victim-blaming. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

Why Are We So Quick to Label Women?
As humans we love labeling people. Why is that, and why are we so ready to label women? Anney and Samantha dish on the science of labeling and the pros and cons. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

Why Are We So Quick to Label Women?
As humans we love labeling people. Why is that, and why are we so ready to label women? Anney and Samantha dish on the science of labeling and the pros and cons. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


SMNTY Classics: Do Female Astronauts Have the Right Stuff?
When Kennedy announced the lunar missions, several women hoped to make the trip. The women of Mercury 13 excelled at physical testing yet weren't allowed to work at NASA. Why? Find out in this classic episode. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

SMNTY Classics: Do Female Astronauts Have the Right Stuff?
When Kennedy announced the lunar missions, several women hoped to make the trip. The women of Mercury 13 excelled at physical testing yet weren't allowed to work at NASA. Why? Find out in this classic episode. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

Feminist Movie Friday: A Tale of Two Holiday Superhero Movies
Anney and Samantha dive into the feminism of two holiday classics: Batman Returns and Iron Man 3 (with bonus discussion on Spiderman: Into the Spiderverse). Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


Indigenous Women You Need to Know
Natalie Evans of the Some Kind of Brown Podcast discusses some of America's most badass indigenous women. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

Emotional Labor: Holiday Edition
When it comes to the holidays, women often shoulder a bulk of the responsibility for making them magical, whether it's meal-planning, meal-cooking, gift-buying, gift-wrapping, gift-shipping, decorating, cookie-baking, card-writing, phone-calling, peace-keeping, are you stressed yet?? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

Imagining Forgiveness
Deeply personal and emotional, forgiveness is also deeply difficult, fraught, and when it comes it to women, sometimes weaponized. Anney and Samantha debunk some forgiveness myths, discuss how-tos, and dig into the potential health benefits of letting go. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


SMNTY Classics: Is Food the New Sex?
Have food morals replaced sexual morals? Do modern humans want pizza and chocolate more than sex? Surveys suggest yes. Listen in to this classic to learn more about how food and sex collide in the brain. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

Fangirls Just Wanna Have Fun
As a culture, we are uncomfortably comfortable with mocking fangirls. Why is that? Spoiler alert, it's sexism. Anney and Samantha trace the history of fangirls and our dismissal of them, and discuss why fangirls run the world. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

A Not-So-Scandalous Look At Sex, Politics and Women
The recent resignation of Representative Katie Hill raised questions around abuse, revenge porn, and #metoo. Anney and Samantha look at past examples of women involved in political scandals and examine gender differences in the fallout of scandal (and take a quick look at what's going on with the ERA). Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


SMNTY Classics: Firefighting Women
Although women have served as volunteer firefighters since the 19th century, putting out fires for a living is one of the hardest careers for women to pursue today. Brush up on the history of women firefighters and why gender discrimination still persists in many fire departments in this classic episode. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

Getting to the Heart of Heartbreak
From ill-advised haircuts to sobbing over breakup songs, heartbreak is a powerful thing that can make us do all kinds of stuff. Anney and Samantha examine the gender differences in heartbreak, dig into whether it can be deadly, share some personal experiences, and ask the ever-important question: will our heartbreak go on and on? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

Introducing: Before Breakfast, A Daily Productivity Podcast
Start your morning with productivity advice that will take your day from great to awesome. In each bite-sized, daily episode of the Before Breakfast podcast, host Laura Vanderkam share a time management strategy or an answer to a listener’s schedule question. The show helps listeners make the most of their time, both at work and at home. The mission is to give listeners practical tools to feel less busy and get more done. New episodes are available daily - listen and follow here, or via your favorite podca...


Female Firsts: Huda Sha'arawi
Yves stops by for another edition of female firsts, this time to discuss Huda Sha'arawi, the first president of Egyptian Feminist Union and Arab Feminist Union. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

Introducing The Women
The Women features personal & candid interviews with changemakers. What was her first stand? How does she navigate successes & failures? What are the costs of fighting for others? Rose Reid's long-form interviews create an intimate setting for today’s most remarkable trailblazers, getting the core of who they are as people & professionals. Every week, hear the story of one person’s journey to do the extraordinary. It's time for the women. The Women is now available. Listen to the first episode here.  Lear...

SMNTY Classics: Villainesses
From the Wicked Witch to Ursula and Maleficent, portrayals of pop culture villainesses can tell us about views of real-world women. Find out more in this classic episode. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


Women in Puppetry: Part II
In our continuing conversation around women in puppetry, we talk to puppeteer and artist Sarah Frechette about what the creation process is like, how the world of puppetry has changed, and what is it like being a woman in the industry. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

Black Widow, Baby
Not the avenger. Following up on our episodes around female killers, Anney and Samantha return to the black widow killer, digging into definitions, explanations, and examples. Come get caught in our web. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

SMNTY Classics: The Women Behind Disney
Did you know an army of Disney "animation girls" helped bring its classic films to life? This classic episode traces the evolution of women working in the early days of Disney and women in animation's continuing quest to shatter the celluloid ceiling. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


Unraveling the Mystery of the Winchester House
Stairs that lead to nowhere. Hidden passages. Upside down pillars. Since it's 1923 opening to the public, the Winchester Mystery House has attracted millions of visitors, and even inspired a movie in 2018. But what is the story behind the house's creator, Sarah Winchester? Did she build the house to confuse vengeful ghosts as legend suggests, or was it the product of her whimsical design ideas? Anney and Samantha are on the case! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertise...

Women in Puppetry: Part I
With the help of puppeteers Kristin Haverty and Louise Lapointe, Anney and Samantha pull back the curtains on the women behind the puppets. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

SMNTY Classics: Farmer Janes
Being a farmer's wife used to be the pinnacle role for women in agriculture, but that's changing fast. In this classic episode, learn how more women are reclaiming land and running farms, becoming seen as the rising gatekeepers of sustainable food production. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


Female Serial Killers: Part 2
The concluding chapter of our two-part look at female serial killers features some of modern history's most chilling examples. Who will make the final cut? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

Female Serial Killers: Part 1
In part one of this two-parter, Anney and Samantha take a stab at explaining our morbid fascination with serial killers, the root of our cultural misconception that women can't be serial killers, the main differences between male and female serial killers, and attempt to separate the facts from the legend of some of history's most notorious female murderers. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

Where Be (Female) Monsters?
Welcome to your worst (podcast) nightmare. Anney and Samantha delve into the storied history of female monsters, and talk about how we can bridge the monster gender gap. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


SMNTY Scares the Crap Out of You
In this episode, we look at the gender differences in fear. But don't worry. We'll get through this together. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

Feminist Movie Friday: Alien Edition
As we approach the 40th anniversary of the 1979 Ridley Scott film Alien, Anney finally achieves her dream of dissecting the feminism, criticism, art and horror of one of her favorites. Samantha patiently supports her. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

Two Podcasters Walk into a Bar
Anney and Samantha host a cocktail hour with some of Atlanta's brightest mixologists, sipping on drinks while learning what it takes to be in the biz. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


SMNTY Classics: Spill Your Salary Secrets
In this classic episode, Anney and Samantha spotlight the new podcast She Makes Money Moves. Salary talk with coworkers is becoming the new "do" in digital workplaces. recruitHER founders Gina Helfrich and Ashley Doyal share their insights on savvy negotiation, the power of salary transparency and how women and tech companies can jointly hack the wage gap. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

Women in the Alcohol Industry
Two women whipping up creative cocktails in Atlanta's bar scene stop by to share their experiences, and their advice. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

SMNTY Roundup: Kavanaugh, #MeToo, Games and More
In this grabbag of an episode, Anney and Samantha do an update on some recent stories including new allegations against Brett Kavanaugh, #MeToo, trauma, board games, green army women, D&D and the mysterious more. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


Female Firsts: Norma Merrick Sklarek
Friend of the show Yves is back for another episode of Female Firsts, this time on Norma Merrick Sklarek, one of the first black female architects.  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

Mentors and MomStuff
Mentors and role models can be hugely empowering for women. Anney gushes about her mom, and we discuss the value of having strong women in our lives. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

SMNTY Classics: Where Are the Women in Political Campaigns?
Women are a rare sight in the upper echelons of political campaign management and strategy. In this classic episode, we look at why that is. The first two episodes of Modern Ruhles are now available. Listen here. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


Send in the Clowns
Anney and Samantha sit down with two hospital clowns to discuss what it takes to be a woman in clowning, with all of its up and downs. Join us as we talk empathy, the power of human connection, and tooters. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

The Opioid Crisis
What is the opioid crisis and how does it impact women specifically? Anney and Samantha discuss how we got here, and what we can do about it. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

SMNTY Classics: The Female Insomniac
As a followup to our recent episode on sleep (and not getting it), here's a classic episode on the question of why women are far likelier to suffer from insomnia than men. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


A Podcast by Any Other Name
Say our name, say our name. What's with our fascination with names? Why are there so few females Jrs.? Can SMNTY finally make a name for itself by asking what, exactly, is in a name? So many questions, so many answers! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

SMNTY Pulls an All-Nighter
Women are getting historically low levels of sleep. Why is that? Anney and Samantha look into why women struggle to catch some zzzs, and share some tips for getting better sleep. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

SMNTY Clowns Around
Throughout our history, clowning has been a powerful art form, capable of bringing joy and swaying politicians. Come wire walk with us as we look at famous female clowns, past and present. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


SMNTY Sees Red
The color red is associated with a lot of things: passion, lust, danger, anger, love, hate, power. Anney and Samantha talk color theory, the power of red, and just what it means to don a red dress.  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

SMNTY Classics: The Science of BFFs
What's the scientific function of best friendship? Cristen and Caroline put besties and bromances under the microscope to discover the pros and cons of how these influential relationships shape our lives. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

SMNTY Classics: The Science of BFFs
What's the scientific function of best friendship? Cristen and Caroline put besties and bromances under the microscope to discover the pros and cons of how these influential relationships shape our lives. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


The Fake Geek Girl Strikes Back
Is the mythical fake geek girl a phantom menace? Anney and Samantha investigate, and wonder if there is a new hope for detoxifying toxic fandoms. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

It Ain't Easy Being Green?
A recent study found straight men avoid environmentally-friendly behaviors out of fears that people will perceive them as gay. Anney and Samantha sort through homophobia, sexism, and environmental issues. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

SMNTY Classics: Can You Be Friends with an Ex?
After a romance fail, should you stay friends with an ex? Studies show that most people attempt post-romantic friendships -- but how does it work out? Find out in this classic episode. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


SMNTY Classics: Shine Theory
According to Shine Theory, powerful women make the best friends. But does success in life and career get in the way of healthy female friendships? Learn more in this classic episode. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

Women Supporting Women
Don't underestimate the value of women supporting women. Anney and Samantha talk the power of uplifting and ampilfying the voices of other women.  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

SMNTY Classics: Daddy's Girls
How do girls' relationships with their fathers influence who they grow up to become? This classic episode unpacks the psychology of "daddy issues" and the unique dynamics of father-daughter bonding. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


Bridging the Podcast Gender Gap
Even though women listen to podcasts at about the same rate as men, there's a gender gap when it comes to hosts. Why is that, and how do we fix it? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

Mental Positivity
Anney and Samantha discuss mental health, and how to take care of yourself and others during a time of crisis. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

The Dutiful Daughter
Women often take the brunt of caring for aging and ill parents. Anney and Samantha take a look at the costs, and share personal experiences about what it looks like. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


Body Positivity
What exactly is body positivity, and does it have a negative side? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

SMNTY Spotlight: Everywhere
Anney and Samantha introduce a new travel podcast from friend Daniel Scheffler called Everywhere. And in the spirit of the show, they revisit a classic episode about wanderlust. The first few episodes of Everywhere are now available. Listen here! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

SMNTY Classics: Spray Tan Politics
Suntanned skin became a seasonal beauty standard for wealthy white women in the 1920s. Past hosts Cristen and Caroline explore the class and colorism behind our tanning tradition and spotlight why there's far more than Coco Chanel's revolutionary sunburn in this classic episode. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


SMNTY Classics: Meet our queer fashion panel!
For many LGBTQ folks, the personal takes on an element of the political when it's time to get dressed. In this classic episode, Caroline chats with designer Leon Wu, style expert Sonny Oram and beauty editor Aja Aguirre about the growing queer-fashion landscape and the importance of social media in helping shape communities and identities. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

SMNTY Takes a Hike
Anney and Samantha delve into the history of hiking, famous female pioneers in the great outdoors, and how to make hiking more inclusive. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

Introducing: Ephemeral
Ephemeral, a documentary podcast by Alex Williams, consists of stories that may be unfamiliar, but the themes are universal; it's a window into our own fragile, material existence that begs the question, “How will I be remembered?” This clip from the "Switchboard" episode covers WWI, women’s suffrage, and one of the most important inventions of the 20th century: the telephone. Interview with historian Elizabeth Cobbs, author of "The Hello Girls: America’s First Women Soldiers." The entire first season of Ep...


Female Firsts: Gabriela Mistral
Friend of the show Yves stops by for another rendition of Female Firsts, this time to discuss Gabriela Mistral, the first Latin American to win Nobel Prize in Literature. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

Men Like Beer, Women Like Wine?
Your drink choice says a lot about you, or so society would have you believe. Why is beer for men, and wine for women? Anney and Samantha look into stereotypes around drinking, and discuss why we need to make the phrase 'girly drinks' a thing of the past. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

Men Like Meat, Women Like Salad?
When it comes to gendered stereotypes around food, men are meat eaters, while women are laughing as they enthusiastically eat a salad. Why is that, and what does it have to do with sustainability and toxic masculinity? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


Introducing Food 360
Chef Marc Murphy’s debut podcast, Food 360, is a true celebration of the culinary world. With a little help from historians, fellow celebrity chefs, food writers, and more, the Chopped judge and restaurateur examines food culture from every possible angle, shedding new light on even the most familiar culinary topics. He’ll explore questions like: Why does food taste better on a white plate? How do menu layouts affect the way we order? And what does it really take to open up a restaurant? Listeners will walk...

SMNTY Classics: Motivation Matters
Confidence is not a problem for U.S. women's soccer star Abby Wambach; the gender wage gap is. Recently retired, the gold medalist and top international scorer is shifting her focus from heading goals to tackling gender equality, and she's not going to let anything get in her way. Hear from her in this classic episode. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

The Impossible Goal
Anney and Samantha talk about impossible goals, chasing perfection, fear of failure and self-sabotage. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


What is Normal?
The average-sized woman in America is between a size 14-16. But we hardly ever see that in our media or clothing choices. Anney and Samantha dig into why, and discuss the new 'normal'. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

Bisexuality: Part 2
In the second part of our bisexuality episode, our expert guests return with advice and resources for bisexual folks, and share some personal experience and even a bi-ku (bisexual haiku) along the way. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

Bisexuality: Part 1
Anney and Samantha sit down with a panel of advocates, lawyers and researchers to discuss what it means to be bisexual, the issues facing the community, and what we can do about them. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


Back in the Habit?
Humans are creatures of habit, but is habit a creativity killer? We talk about what routine looks like for women, and the benefits of breaking out of the same old thing every now and again. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

BDSM: Part 2
In part two of our look into BDSM and kink, our guests talk diversity, feminism, and advice. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

SMNTY Classics: Understanding Miscarriage
Miscarriage is one of the most common pregnancy experiences, though rarely talked about openly. This classic episode provides an overview of what miscarriage entails, what causes it, what doesn't and its psychological repercussions of pregnancy loss for women and men. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


BDSM: Part 1
The world of BDSM is vast and often misunderstood. A & S sit down with guests from this world to discuss all things kink in part one of this two part episode. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

Female Firsts: Lorraine Hansberry
Contributor Yves stops by to talk Broadway and Lorraine Hansberry for our recurring segment on female firsts. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

Women <3 Monsters?
In our pop culture, women frequently lust after monsters. Why is that? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


Daddy Issues
Are daddy issues, like, a thing? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

A Conversation with Lora DiCarlo
The founder of Lora DiCarlo joins Anney and Samantha to discuss the Osé, CES controversy, and female pleasure. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

SMNTY Classics: Is Plan B access bad for girls?
A while back, a court decision to lift age restrictions on purchasing Plan B emergency contraception set off a firestorm of controversy. In light of current events, let's revisit this classic episode. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


The ABCs of being Ace
Adjoa Danso joins us to discuss asexuality. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

The Spectrum of Sexuality
Are women inherently more complicated than men when it comes to sexuality? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

SMNTY Classics: At Home Abortions
In this classic episode, take a look at the changing laws around pill induced abortion. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


What are Crisis Pregnancy Centers?
Maya Kroth stops by to take us inside a crisis pregnancy center. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

What's Happening with Roe v. Wade?
With the onslaught of state heartbeat laws in the US, Anney and Samantha check in on abortion laws and Roe v Wade. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

Introducing Life Will Be the Death of Me with Chelsea Handler, an iHeartRadio Original Podcast
Listen to Chelsea Handler's first ever podcast series featuring candid, hilarious conversations about her life, her work and where she’s headed next. The podcast features interviews with celebrities such as Connie Britton, Jake Tapper, Sean Hayes, Mary McCormack and more.Life Will Be the Death of Me with Chelsea Handler is a production of iHeartRadio. For more podcasts from iHeartRadio, visit the iHeartRadio app, Apple Podcasts or wherever you listen to your favorite shows. Learn more about your ad-choices ...


SMNTY Classics: Anna Delvey, This Summer's $cam Queen
Anna Delvey is back in the news. In this classic episode, we delve into her story and break down our fascination with scammers. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

Involuntary Celibacy
Who are incels, and how did they go from people searching for connection and support online to a group largely composed of male supremacists calling for and sometimes committing real-life acts of violence against women? Anney and Samantha break it down. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

Feminism: 4.0
Anney and Samantha do a check-in on feminism, and why people are still so afraid of the 'f' word. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


SMNTY Classics: Why do we celebrate Mother’s Day?
On Sunday, Americans will spend more than $16 billion dollars celebrating Mother's Day. This classic episode digs into why we treat moms to brunch and flowers every second Sunday in May, and why the founder of Mother's Day regretted how popular it became. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

The New Adventures of SMNTY
Anney and new host Samantha check in with the past, present and future of Stuff Mom Never Told You (and go on a few tangents along the way). Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

The Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women
Christine Nobiss of Seeding Sovereignty stops by to discuss the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, and what we can do about it. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


Female Firsts: Banking and Ballet
Friend of the show Yves stops by with a new segment looking at female firsts. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

Becoming a Survivor
In this final episode of our miniseries on trauma, we talk about what it means to become a survivor. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

Too Much Empathy
Is it possible to have too much empathy? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


Therapy: Part 2
Therapy can be a powerful coping tool. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

Bonus Interview: Dr. Shaili Jain and the Unspeakable Mind
After 20 years of working in the field and 10 years of research, Dr. Shaili Jain stops by to discuss her new book 'The Unspeakable Mind', and how PTSD is a public health issue that impacts all of us. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

Therapy: Part 1
Ever wondered what therapy is like? Sit in on a session. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


Bonus Episode: Trauma-Informed Training and Trial
In this bonus episode, a retired detective talks about trauma-informed training, and a lawyer discusses what a sexual assault trial entails. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

Good Coping
Here's what good coping can look like. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

Dating in the Era of #MeToo
The reckoning that is #MeToo has rippled out into the dating realm. Anney and Samantha dish on what it's like to date these days. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


Bonus Episode: Rape Kits
A survivor of sexual assault shares her story, and we discuss the past, present and future of rape kits. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

The Aftermath and Unhealthy Coping
Survivors of a traumatic event frequently resort to unhealthy coping mechanisms, from substance abuse to eating disorders. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

The Cost of Coming Forward
Anney and Samantha delve into the financial, emotional and physical costs of reporting sexual assault. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


SMNTY Classics: Craft Beer Brewsters
Along with the rise of craft beer has come the revival of women brewmasters who challenge the stereotype of beer as a man's drink. Learn more about the ancient history and return of women to craft beer brewing in this classic episode. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

Society, Sex and Women
Let's talk about sex, baby. Anney and Samantha talk sexualization, body image, masturbation, virginity, and more in this grab bag of an episode. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

Trauma: Part 2
In the second part of our examination of trauma, we look at what trauma looks and feels like. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


Bonus Episode: Women and Likability
In this bonus episode, Jack and Miles of The Daily Zeitgeist stop by to discuss the likability factor. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

Trauma: Part 1
Trauma can manifest in a multitude of ways. Anney and Samantha talk about the different types of trauma. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

Grooming 101
What is grooming and how do you recognize it? Anney and Samantha break it down. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


SMNTY Classics: The Asian Fetish
The fetishization of East Asian women, derisively referred to as "yellow fever," is as old as the Silk Road. In this classic episode, we unpack the history and Hollywood perpetuation of stereotyping Asian women as either submissive lotus flowers or cunning dragon ladies, defined only by their exoticism and sexuality. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

Are We Failures?
In the first episode of a mini-series looking at trauma and sexual assault, Anney and guest co-host Samantha discuss the question of failure. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

SMNTY Classics: Fictional Attraction
Where do celebrity crushes, affections for fictional characters and hero worship come from? Learn about the fascinating spectrum of parasocial relationships we develop with people in books, television and tabloids in this classic episode. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


SMNTY Classics: Cooking Shows
In 1963, Julia Child made an omelet on Boston public television and changed culinary history forever. Dive into the story of how television cooking gave rise to celebrity chefs who brought a new generation of cooking women into our homes for better -- or burnt. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

Women In Entertainment Production
What is it like for women working behind the scenes of film and television these days? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


SMNTY Classics: Where did spring break come from?
The origin of spring break dates back to a Colgate University swim coach, and Fort Lauderdale was the first spring break capitol. Tune in to learn more about spring break, along with the relationship between spring break and sexual health. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

Ariana Grande and the Question of 'Too Woke'
Miranda Hawkins gives Anney a rundown on Ariana Grande's music video 'Thank U, Next', and questions around what it is to be 'woke'. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

SMNTY Classics: The Secret History of International Women's Day
International Women's Day, celebrated every March 8, is a holiday inspired by factory women going on strike for better wages and working conditions. Get to the bottom of the holiday's history in this classic episode. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


Bonus Interview: Women in Tabletop Gaming
In this bonus interview, we continue the conversation around women in tabletop game development with Heather O'Neill and Heather Wilson of 9th Level Games. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

Asian-American Identity
Friend of the show Sonam Vashi stops by to delve into the history and future of what it means to be Asian-American. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

SMNTY Classics: Mardi Gras Women
When people think of women and Mardi Gras, they probably imagine bare breasts and beads -- but that's certainly not the extent of women's participation in the Fat Tuesday fest. Just in time for Mardi Gras, enjoy this classic episode. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


No Means No the First Time
Dating scripts and popular media teach us that with persistence, a 'no' can be turned into a 'yes'. But no means no. The first time. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

SMNTY Classics: Drunkorexia
In this classic episode, we take a look back at something making headlines again lately, "drunkorexia". This term was coined in 2008 to describe people who intentionally drink on an empty stomach to "save" calories and money, but it has more serious implications for the intersection of eating disorders and substance abuse. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


SMNTY Classics: Fighting Shirley Chisholm
Shirley Chisholm didn't want to be known solely as the first African-American woman in U.S. Congress and to run for the Democratic nomination for president. This President's Day, let's look back at life and legacy of this Brooklyn educator ahead of her time in this classic episode. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

Princesses and Evil Step Mothers
Would you rather be a princess or an evil stepmother? Because for a long time, those were the only two paths open to women and girls in Disney movies. Guests Jamie and Caitlin of the Bechdel Cast join the show to discuss the representation of women in movies. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

Introducing Family Secrets, a Brand New iHeartRadio Original Podcast
Family Secrets. Every family has them. When Dani Shapiro accidentally stumbled upon a massive secret that had been kept from her all her life, she dove headlong into discovering everything she could about how that secret had shaped her reality and her destiny. Then she started talking with other people about their family secrets. Join Dani and her guests as they explore the power of family secrets and the ways in which discovering – and revealing – the truth can liberate us. Learn more about your ad-choices...


SMNTY Classics: The Hidden Costs of Valentine's Day Flowers
As Valentine's Day approaches, so to do the roses. Where do Valentine's bouquets come from? What's it like for women working in the flower industry? Tune in to learn more. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

SMNTY Classics: The Singlehood Stigma
More people are delaying or avoiding marriage, and also raising children outside of wedlock. Are single people penalized? In this classic episode, learn more about the singlehood stigma and how it impacts all the single ladies the most. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

Women in Tabletop Gaming Development
Women are underrepresented when it comes to tabletop game development. Nicole Amato of Cardboard Fortress Games joins the show to share her experiences and offer some advice. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


SMNTY Classics: Chocoholism
If Valentine's Day advertising is to be believed, women cannot resist chocolate. Is there any truth to this stereotype, or is it all advertising? Find out in this classic episode. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

Fair Play: Women in Tabletop Gaming
Tracy V. Wilson of Stuff You Missed in History Class stops by to discuss the world of tabletop games. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

SMNTY Classics: Why the Notorious RBG is a BFD
From an Oscar nominated documentary to a cameo in the Lego Movie 2, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is everywhere lately. In this classic episode, Irin Carmon, coauthor of Notorious RBG, joins Anney and Bridget to talk about how the Supreme Court justice became so notorious. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


SMNTY Classics: What's the buzz on vibrators?
Recently, CES came under fire for rescinding an award given to a handsfree device that allows for a blended orgasm. This points to a broader anxiety our society has around female pleasure. According to a recent study, around half of American adults use a vibrator on a regular basis -- yet the devices remain controversial. In this classic episode, Cristen and Molly explore the history of vibrators, from Victorian society to the modern day. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-...

Women's Bodies & Middle Eastern Culture
Anna and Shereen of the podcast Ethnically Ambiguous dish on their experiences being raised by immigrant parents in the United States. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

SMNTY Classics: Do Men Exercise More Than Women?
Sure, men and women have different exercise motivations -- but which group exercises more? Just in time for resolution season, please enjoy this classic episode. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


SMNTY Classics: Is Man Flu Real?
Do men complain more about being sick? Do women have stronger immune systems? Who takes the most sick days? All this and more in this classic episode. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

Motherhood and Identity
The hosts of YouTurns drop by to discuss the shifting phases of motherhood and identity. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

SMNTY Classics: Is fitspo unhealthy for women?
It's a new year, and for a lot of us that means goals to get more exercise. Fitness inspiration, known as fitspo, is supposed to get women exercising, but is it helpful or hurtful for women's body images? Find out in this classic episode. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


SMNTY Classics: Where are the black female directors?
When the Oscars snubbed 'Selma' director Ava DuVernay, it left many with a bigger question about the absence of black female directors in Hollywood. In this classic Oscar season episode, Cristen and Caroline search behind the camera for women of color. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

Where are the women of Wikipedia?
Wikipedia has a gender content gap. Here's why, and what you can do to help. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

SMNTY Classics: Work Wives
Over our working lives, we encounter plenty of pals, acquaintances and even enemies, but the beloved work spouse is rarer -- and, it turns out, more productivity-enhancing. In this classic, we revisit just what makes the work wife relationship so special. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


Sexism in Language
Language, why so sexist? A & B delve into some history, some science and some sexism. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

SMNTY Classics: Do New Year's resolutions work?
Humans have made New Year's resolutions for millennia - and had a terrible time sticking to them. So, great expectations aside, why do most resolutions fail? Listen in to this classic episode as Cristen and Caroline learn more about science of willpower and how to stick with resolutions. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


SMNTY Classics: #blessed
Are #blessed and #lucky just another way for women to downplay success -- or to humblebrag? In this classic episode, Cristen and Caroline dive into why so many ladies on social media seem to feel the need to portray themselves as effortlessly perfect. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

A Very Merry Holiday Bonus Episode
In this bonus episode, we unwrap some holiday movie tropes. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

SMNTY Classics: Bye Felipe
Recently, Cardi B's ex interrupted her concert to beg her to take her back, and some of her fans called 'toxic masculinity'. It has us thinking about how men handle (or don't) rejection in this classic episode. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


SMNTY Classics: Hollywood's First Female Directors
You may have heard about some controversy around the Oscars lately. We throw our hat in the ring, and revisit this classic episode about the first female director of Hollywood. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

Problematic Fave: Lena Dunham
In the return of this segment, A & B discuss why Lena Dunham is always trending for all the wrong reasons on Twitter. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

SMNTY Classics: Gymnastics Gold
As USA Gymnastics declares bankruptcy, we look back at the talented gymnasts representing the US in this classic episode. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


SMNTY Classics: The Women Behind Santa
Tis the season for giving, sharing meals with loved ones, and forgetting Mrs. Claus exists. No more! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

Women in Comedy
Beth Newell, the co-founder of Reductress, shares the funny and not so funny of being a woman in comedy. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

SMNTY Classics: The Gendered Chef
How did chef get to be a 'man's job', and how is that changing? Find out in this classic episode. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


SMNTY Classics: Rom Coms 101
Rom coms were invented thanks to Hollywood censorship. Give yourself the gift of a crash course on Rom Coms in this classic episode. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

Much Ado About Burnout
Alison Green from Ask A Manager stops by to discuss all things burnout, and advises you to take a vacation. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


SMNTY Classics: Is kleptomania a female disorder?
Why are two-thirds of diagnosed kleptomaniacs women? How does it relate to the 19th-century rise of retail consumerism, shoplifting and keeping wealthy women out of prison? Find out in this classic episode. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

Death of the Author and Rosemary's Baby
In the wake of #metoo, a lot of us are left with a question: What do we do with the art created by monstrous artists? Guest and friend of the show Chandler Mays stops by to discuss, using the case of Rosemary's Baby. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

SMNTY Classics: Charitable Burnout
The nonprofit sector is made up of 74 percent women, but men tend to fill organizations' highest ranks. This classic episode looks at all the ins and outs of nonprofit's not-so-generous gender dynamics and burnout-prone working conditions. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


SMNTY Classics: Retail Hell
Retail is America's largest employment sector that often treats its low-wage workforce worse than an H&M sales rack. Cristen and Caroline explain why. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

SMNTY Classics: Are the Holidays Bad for Relationships?
Although romantic holiday movies lead us to believe that it's the most wonderful time of the year to fall in love, it's actually the most common time of the year for breakups. This classic episode looks at why that is, and offers some tips for holiday stress management. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

SMNTY Classics: The Mother of Thanksgiving
American Thanksgiving may have Pilgrim roots, but its modern-day celebration is the handiwork of an 18th-century magazine editor. For 30 years, Sarah Josepha Hale campaigned U.S. Presidents to establish Thanksgiving as a national holiday and urged American women to cook a special turkey dinner every November. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


SMNTY Classics: The Anthropology of Pie
Pie is an ancient food that began as a utilitarian and often inedible necessity and evolved over centuries into its current role as a sweet treat and dessert nemesis of cake. Cristen and Caroline get in the holiday cooking spirit by examining the anthropology of pie as well as its many gendered layers. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

Bloomerism and Feminism
The hosts of Dressed: The History of Fashion stop by to discuss bloomerism, feminism, and the lasting impact of the bloomer movement. It'll knock the pants off you. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

Introducing Origins Chapter 5: Sex & The City
It’s been 20 years since the groundbreaking series Sex and the City premiered on HBO. Back in June 1998, people were mostly watching movies and boxing on HBO. The network took a risk when they gave the creators of Sex and the City freedom to create a show about relationships and about friendship between four women in New York City. Now, award-winning author James Andrew Miller is ready to take us back in time and reveal the show’s humble, yet bold beginnings in Chapter 5 of his popular podcast, Origins with...


SMNTY Classics: DIY Craft Revival
This holiday season, more people than ever are seeking out handmade, locally-sourced gifts from the likes of Etsy. But the online marketplace is only one part of a broader crafting revival interwoven with political activism, feminism and entrepreneurial spirit. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

SMNTY Classics: Adult Acne
Somewhere along the line, we bought into the myth that acne is merely a rite of passage for teens, rather than something that grown-ups with jobs and bank accounts should have to worry about. Cristen and Molly look into why so many women and trans men struggle with acne, how birth control affects and additional treatment options. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

Making Friends with Loneliness
Guest co-host Tari Harrison drops in to give her tips for making friends with loneliness. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


SMNTY Classics: The Female Nude
The female nude is a cornerstone of Western art, so how should we interpret her importance? Cristen and Caroline investigate the art history and societal significance of these mysterious unclothed muses. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

SMNTY Classics: Skyrocketing Suicide Among Women Vets
Women veterans are taking their own lives at staggering rates, according to the latest research from the VA. E&B take a closer look at the numbers to better understand the problem - and possible solutions. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

Women and Pay Transparency
One of the ways frequently proposed to combat the gender and racial wage gaps is with pay transparency, but that begs the question - why are we so weird about money? A & B take a closer look at pay transparency, and get a little weird themselves. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


SMNTY Classics: Halloween Slasher Spectacular!
Do slasher films glorify sex and violence toward women? What is the "final girl" archetype, and what can we learn from other slasher film tropes? Join Caroline and Cristen as they delve into the evolution of the slasher film genre. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

Introducing Lethal Lit
Join teen detective Tig Torres as she returns to her small hometown of Hollow Falls, where her aunt was framed as a serial killer ten years earlier. With help from her new friends, Tig investigates the twisted mystery of the Lit Killer murders and broadcasts the findings on her true crime podcast. But as she gets closer to the truth, the killings, each based on murder scenes from classic literature, begin all over again...with her as the final target.Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcast...

SMNTY Classics: What Not to Wear on Halloween
Halloween 'tis the season for creative costumes, but why do so many people wear racist, offensive outfits? Cristen and Caroline discuss cultural appropriation and how it impacts broader society not just during Halloween season. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


Feminism of Running
Anney and guest co-host Allison Loudermilk swap personal running stories and talk about the feminism of running. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

SMNTY Classics: Can You Have Sex with a Ghost?
Ke$ha claimed to have sex with a ghost, and the pop star is not alone in the claim. So why do people believe that incubi, succubi and ghosts lurk in the bedroom. Is sleep paralysis to blame for people’s reports of ghost sex? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

SMNTY Classics: Women's Prisons vs. "Orange Is the New Black"
A recent report found that female inmates in the US are far likelier to be disciplined than male inmates. Learn more about women's prisons, and the accuracy (or not) of "Orange is the New Black" in this classic episode. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


Invisible Illness
Millions of people are dealing with invisible illness, possibly not even knowing it. Guest co-host and contributor Yves Jeffcoat discusses women with invisible illnesses. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

SMNTY Classics: The Sweaty History of the American Gym
If you wanted a deeper dive into the history of gyms and health spas after our recent episode on gym-timidation, we've got just the classic episode for you. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

SMNTY Classics: Can Science Fiction Save the World?
For the first time, a woman has the role of famous sci-fi character Dr. Who. In this classic episode, we talk about how science fiction can be a force for change. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


Mother, Destroyer
Guest co-host Julie Douglas stops by to talk about her role as mother, and as destroyer. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

SMNTY Classics - Problematic Faves: Taylor Swift
Taylor Swift recently made the news by breaking her silence around politics. We look back at Taylor Swift's feminism in this classic episode. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

SMNTY Classics: Sexy Halloween Costumes, Why?
A sexy Handmaid's Tale costume caused quite the controversy recently, but when did costumes for women get the sexy treatment? We look into in this classic episode. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


Why Didn't You Believe Her?
Horror fans Anney and guest co-host Lauren Vogelbaum talk about the horror movie trope of not believing women, and how it relates to #BelieveHer. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

SMNTY Classics: Angry Women
We've had a lot of high profile examples of anger lately, and our gendered responses to them. In this classic episode, we revisit angry women, and our perceptions of them. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...